The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

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The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

Spyglass

The student-run newspaper of Westridge School for Girls, Spyglass strives to build community and evoke empathy through the medium of journalism. Comprised of passionate student writers, editors, designers, managers, and leaders, Spyglass is dedicated to ethical reporting that amplifies our unique voices to inform, entertain, and forge connection in the Westridge community and beyond.

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Spyglass’ humor and satire section
The Westridge 2024 Roster

The Westridge 2024 Roster

Tanvi C. and Mirella C. February 12, 2024

You own me. We're dialed in. Lookin' at her got us thinking Nonsense. Red hot. Are you a baker? ‘Cause you’re a cutie pie. I can be your Babydoll. "Snow...

Class Pet by Noelle D. and Maya K.

Class Pet

Maya K. and Noelle D. February 12, 2024

Westridge Love Languages

Westridge Love Languages

Gia S. February 12, 2024

Bringing a Starbucks drink in the morning Walking your friend to the Commons Extension on that paper you’re out of time on Bringing home-baked treats, or donuts, or really any snack Walking...

Valentines Day Etc.

Valentine’s Day Etc.

February 12, 2024

10 Indie Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

10 Indie Love Songs for Valentine’s Day

Reed D. February 12, 2024

“Luna” by The Smashing Pumpkins “Acolyte” by Slaughter Beach, Dog “anything” by Adrianne Lenker “Across the Universe” by Fiona Apple “Kiss Me” by Sixpence None the Richer ...

7 Westridge Red Flags

7 Westridge Red Flags

Kristin C. and Valentina V. February 12, 2024

If your friend/partner does any of these—watch out!   Actually enjoy Honors Chemistry                                                                   ...

Painting depicting Lupercalia celebrations (Wiki Commons).

Ancient Lupercalia: My Bloody Valentine, Indeed!

Reed D. February 12, 2024

  Emboldened by the three clicks (thank you, Mom, Dr. M, and Mom again!) that my article on the ancient pagan Festival of Saturnalia received in Spyglass’s last edition, I am going to continue...

Coming to school sick

“I can’t come TO SCHOOL cough cough, I’m sick.”

Belle Z. February 12, 2024

The experience of being sick, in case you are all too often ‘doing well’, is awful enough. Being sick during a Westridge school week? The ultimate tragedy. First of all, as a serious student, you...

10 Things I Hate About Junior Year

10 Things I Hate About Junior Year

Sarah L. and Lilah R. February 12, 2024

I hate how heavy Eric Foner’s history textbook is And the way each chapter never ends I hate the Fridays without free dress And I hate homework-filled weekends I hate the long Commons lines And...

A Love Letter to My 13 Cats

A Love Letter to My 13 Cats

Kelly C. February 12, 2024

To my 13 cats,  I know you all will never be able to read this; but since it’s the month of love, there’s nobody that deserves this dedication more than you.  I love seeing your faces when...

All the Relationships I’m Mourning This Valentine’s Day

All the Relationships I’m Mourning This Valentine’s Day

Sylvie S.-J. February 12, 2024

As capitalism mows through Valentine’s Day and I find myself (happily, dare I say cheerily?) single again, I’m thinking about all the relationships I’m mourning. I offer up a complete list:   Apple...

Rom-Com Titles: Westridge Edition

Rom-Com Titles: Westridge Edition

Tekle S-J and Rebecca L. February 12, 2024

27 Unexcused Tardies (500) Days of ICWs 10 Things I Hate About The Commons Line Confessions of a Westridge Student   How to Lose an A in 10 Days While You Were Studying My...

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